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Federal Maritime Commission Split over 2M

(Janet Porter – Lloyd’s Loading List)

Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co face an uncertain two weeks as the Federal Maritime Commission decides whether to allow their 2M alliance, with two top officials prepared to vote to stop the clock at the last minute if their concerns are not fully addressed.

While FMC staff have recommended that 2M is given the go-ahead, the five commissioners have the final say and there is no unanimity at this late stage. Read more here.